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Kyong Cha Choi

Posted On November 26th, 2014 -

Nov. 21, 2014
Kyong Cha Choi, 69, of Honolulu, a homemaker and seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Korea. She is survived by daughters Laura T. Wolf and Jennifer B. Chang, sisters Kyong Suk Kiestler and Kyong Ok Choe, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Theresa L. Chung

Posted On November 26th, 2014 -

Nov. 17, 2014
Theresa L. Chung, 75, of Pukalani, Maui, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband James; son James; daughters Shay and Darice Sy; brother John Alapai; sisters Mary Elizabeth Baqui, Rita Naomi McGinnis and Anna Marie Darmody; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Ira Z. Helfer

Posted On November 26th, 2014 -

Nov. 23, 2014
Ira Z. Helfer, 70, of Honolulu, a business owner, died at home. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Keiko T.; sons Eric J., Bryan H. and Paul A.; sister Susan Rosner; and three grandchildren. Committal services: 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Gene David Hoover

Posted On November 26th, 2014 -

Nov. 22, 2014
Gene David Hoover, 89, of Pukalani, Maui, owner and operator of Hoover Plastering and a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Cape Girardeau, Mo. He is survived by wife Julie M., sons David Hoover and James Kenui, hanai sons Moki and Daniel Kahiamoe, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Grace Bible Church, Kahului. Services: 10:30 a.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Wilfred Kapoi

Posted On November 26th, 2014 -

Oct. 22, 2014
Wilfred Kapoi, 55, of Honolulu, a state Department of Education custodian, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by sons Cameron and Joshua; daughter Nicole Mendez; mother Marie A.R.; brothers Richard, Patrick, Chris and Terrence; and sister Camie L. Celebration of life: 4:30-8 p.m. Saturday at Kaewai Elementary School. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to a hospice of your choice. Aloha attire.

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Yuk Kuen Kau

Posted On November 26th, 2014 -

Nov. 15, 2014
Yuk Kuen Kau, 86, of Aiea, a retired state employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Robert, Duane, Brian, Wendell and Cullen; daughters Lisa Kau-Torres and Tammy Hirata; brothers Chuck and Bob Wou; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:45 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Updated information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Mary Kainea Maghamil

Posted On November 26th, 2014 -

Nov. 8, 2014
Mary Kainea Maghamil, 70, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Albert, sons Albert Jr. and Daniel, daughter Nalani M. Feliciano, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Davelynn Haunani Abero

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 11, 2014
Davelynn Haunani “Honeygirl” Abero, 42, of Honolulu died in Avalon Care Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Randy “Butch”; sons Guy-Anson and Chaz Mendiola; daughters Siera Mendiola and Racquel and Randie Abero; mother Wilhelmina McBride; sisters Dorylei “Kahealani” Mendiola and Darnell “Kuuipo” Mendiola-Lobusta; grandmother Katherine K. Kelekolio; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Toshiyuki Sato

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 9, 2014
Toshiyuki “Toshi” Sato, 83, of Pearl City, a retired Sheraton Waikiki accountant, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Ellen S., sons Jason T. and Scott K., sister Nobuko Kusatsu and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Octobiana Tampon Aledo

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 1, 2014
Octobiana Tampon “Nattie” Aledo, 72, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Keoni, David and Gabe Aledo, and Gary Carinio; daughters Nani Iremia, Teri Price, Bobbie Horne, Leilani Molifua, Jean Corpis, Maile Cummings, Jojo Lopes, Suzy and Chrissy Aledo, Maggie Turangan and Audrey Pierce; sisters Juliana Abila and Catherine Phelan; 52 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at New Hope Christian Fellowship Oahu, 290 Sand Island Access Road. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Edward Theodore Silva Sr.

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 15, 2014
Edward Theodore Silva Sr., 91, of Honolulu, an aircraft mechanic supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hilda M.; sons Edward T. Jr., Alvin P. and Larry C.; daughter Lorna J. Silva; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Kaimuki. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. Dec. 2 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Catholic Charities of Hawaii. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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David Berry

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 18, 2014
David Berry, 77, of Honolulu, a retiree of the hospitality and travel industries and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Toledo, Ohio. He is survived by wife Mary Ann, son James and sister Marilyn. Services pending for January. Donations suggested to the Rotary Foundation, 14280 Collections Center Drive, Chicago, IL 60693. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Celina Tio Sinclair

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 13, 2014
Celina Tio Sinclair, 89, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Evelyn, Katherine Lark, Mary and Lucy; son Michael Lowry; sister Teresita Andres; 13 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Andrew’s Cathedral.

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Mildred Okumoto Higa

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 9, 2014
Mildred Okumoto “Millie” Higa, 78, of Pearl City, a teacher for Eleele and Waiau elementary schools, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Port Allen, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Stephanie F. Higa, Valerie M. Fernandez and Kathy M. Miller; sister Jean M. Kitsuki; and a grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at the Mililani Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mililani Tech Park. Services: 4 p.m. No flowers. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Lawrence Su’a

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 8, 2014
Lawrence “Larry Boy” Su’a, also known as Larry Heresa, 37, of Kapolei died in Kapolei. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Shawna L. Correa, sons Izeick Su’a-Coloma and Izaiah Su’a, parents Solomon and Yolanda, brother Theodore Heresa, sisters Theresa Heresa-Hunkin and Melanie Su’a, and grandmother Caroline Alcantra. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Karen Toshie Ichioka

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 8, 2014
Karen Toshie Ichioka, 70, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center West. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Carrie Kiyabu, Sharri Achuara and Vickie Edu; sisters Jane Yamaguchi, Margie Oshiro and Audrey Gibo; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Seihan Tsuha

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 13, 2014
Seihan Tsuha, 93, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Coast Processing Co. truck driver, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Myron and Tracy, daughter Gail Tsuha-Maesato, four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Dec. 3 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lillian Satoyo Iwasa

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 2, 2014
Lillian Satoyo Iwasa, 93, of Honolulu, a retired F.W. Woolworth Co. cook, died in a private care home. She was born in Honolulu. No known survivors. Private services.

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Katherine Wallner

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 18, 2014
Katherine “Kay” Wallner, 91, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a secretary for Hawaii Community College Elder Hostel, First Wisconsin Bank teller and a eucharistic minister for Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church, died in a private care home. She was born in Milwaukee. She is survived by daughter Patricia Woerishofer, son Thomas, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Ernella Kui Farr Kam

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 14, 2014
Ernella Kui Farr Kam, 69, of Honolulu, a legal secretary, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by hanai brother Taniela Fakatoka; hanai sisters Lovey Saludares, Lalueni Fakatoka and Dawn Sanders; and three hanai grandchildren. Services and inurnment held. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Sandra Lee Wilson

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 15, 2014
Sandra Lee Wilson, 60, of Hilo, a nurse’s aide at Life Care Center of Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Keaukaha, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Nathan Jr.; sons Jared “Kamalani,” Nathan and Caleb; sisters Betsy, Jocelyn and Brenda Nabarro; and six grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Sunday at Puhi Bay. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Nathan Wilson Jr., 286 King Ave., Hilo, HI 96720; or gofundme.com/SandraWilson.

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Haruo Kameoka

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 18, 2014
Dr. Haruo Kameoka, 92, of Honolulu, a dentist and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Esther T., daughter Colleen Kobayashi, sister Fumiko Morisato and two grandchildren. Private services held.

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Nancy Hideko Yamada

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 9, 2014
Nancy Hideko Yamada, 75, of Honolulu, a lab technician, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Keith Y. Yamada and Scott Fong, daughters Gayle E. Suzuki and Debbie T. Yamada, brother George Kitahara, sister Florence Shibuya, companion Harry Tanabe and four grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Martha Tina Galanos Maliszewskyj

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 12, 2014
Martha Tina Galanos Maliszewskyj, 56, of Kailua, a dental hygienist, died in Kailua. She was born in Arlington, Va. She is survived by husband James, son Ernie, parents Thomas and Cleopatra Galanos, brother Ted Galanos and sister Joanna Galanos. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Hawaiian Humane Society. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Melva Shu En Chang McDonald

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 7, 2014
Melva Shu En Chang McDonald, 60, of Sunnyvale, Calif., died in Mountain View, Calif. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stuart, mother Barbara, brother Roderick K.S. and sisters Valerie Tomita, Lorie Chang-Ito, Brenda Nagaoka, Stephanie Toyama and Nanette Tamura. Visitation and Taoist services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Violet Ok Choon Ogawa

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 13, 2014
Violet Ok Choon Ogawa, 80, of Honolulu, a Controlpoint Surveying draftsperson, died at home. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by husband Raymond; son Kerry; daughter Lori O. Mentink; brothers Robert and Richard Ramos; sisters Ok Yern Kimoto, Mary Senaha, Elaine Ouchi and Linda Dusenberry; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Nobu Okuhara

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 1, 2014
Nobu Okuhara, 95, of Honolulu, retired owner and president of Nobu Okuhara General Contractor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by son Ronald; daughters Jo-Ann Yamasato, Marcia Oshiro and Joan Kurowski; brothers Fred M. and Raymond H. Okuhara; sister Janet A.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Frank Gregory Oliveira

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 24, 2012
Frank Gregory Oliveira, 62, of Aiea, an Army lieutenant colonel who served in the Vietnam War and the Persian Gulf War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Vernette, daughters Katrina-Ann Oliveira and Joylynn Paman, stepson Ed Chu, brother Creighton, sisters Joanne Gabin and Charmaine Bissen, and five grandchildren. Services held Dec. 28, 2012.

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Justina Mendoza Pascua

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 24, 2014
Justina Mendoza Pascua, 87, of Honolulu, a Punahou School retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Juan C. Sr.; sons Ferdinand, Jimmy and Juan Jr.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Julie May Rodrigues

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 17, 2014
Julie May Rodrigues, 60, of Honolulu, a preschool teacher at Seagull Early Education Center, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Shawn and Jason Perreira; daughters Jennifer Rodrigues and Krystal Arakawa; mother Ruby Rose Mohika; brother Benjamin Mohika; sisters Lucille and Rosemary Mohika, and Ruby Lynne Martin; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Dec. 2 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Eulogy: 11 a.m. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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